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Iconic Canadian jazz pianist Oliver Jones, who is about to retire from performing, headlines the All-Canadian Jazz Festival, which takes place September 9 to 11 in Port Hope

Stellar line-up of musicians this weekend at the All-Canadian Jazz Festival in Port Hope

Free concert Friday night, Peterborough native Chelsey Bennett opens for legendary Oliver Jones on Saturday night.
Among its many program offerings this fall for people 50 and over, Activity Haven offers arts instruction including watercolour and oil painting, quilting, Bunka embrodiery, Swedish weaving, digital photography, and more (photo courtesy Activity Haven Seniors Centre)

Helping Peterborough’s baby boomers get active, social, and creative

Activity Haven offers many activities and programs this fall for the 50+ crowd.
Hundreds of school buses will be back on the roads for the first day of school, so give yourself extra time when driving to work (photo: Ontario School Bus Association)

With kids heading back to school, drivers need to be extra careful

Safety reminders for motorists for the new school year beginning September 6.
Labour Day celebrates worker solidarity, as pictured in this memorial for workers at Millennium Park in Peterborough erected by the Peterborough and District Labour Council (photo:

What’s open & closed on Labour Day

Holiday hours for hundreds of businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities across The Kawarthas.
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

Labour Day weekend Beach Report: which beaches are safe for swimming in The Kawarthas

Final water quality testing results this summer for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland
A public launch on September 1, 2016, was held to celebrate the completion of Edmonton artist Jill Stanton's "Bloodroot" mural in an archway under the Hunter St. Bridge. It's adjacent to the "Electric City Mural" (pictured in background) completed last year by Toronto artist Kirsten McCrea (photo: Samantha Moss / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough’s latest mural unveiled at Hunter Street Bridge

Edmonton artist Jill Stanton's "Bloodroot" mural celebrated at public event on September 1.
Firefighters look at the scene of an accident in East City, Peterborough, where a car climbed up a hydro pole. The car is being held in place with various supports until it can be safely lowered to the ground. (Photo: Samantha Moss)

Car climbs hydro pole in Peterborough’s East City

No injuries, driver charged with careless driving.
ent University students having fun in The Great Race Paint Up at Lady Eaton College during Orientation Week 2015 (photo: Trent University / Facebook)

Peterborough’s Trent University prepares to welcome 3,000 new students

Orientation Week 2016 from September 5 to 10 features diverse events for incoming students.
Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Jack de Keyzer returns to the Riverside Grill & Gazebo at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 2 to close out the Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront's Friday Night Blues series for the summer season.

nightlifeNOW – September 1 to 7

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 1 to Wednesday, September 7.
Concept design for VentureNorth, a new business hub in the former Promenade Building at the corner of King and George Streets in downtown Peterborough (graphic courtesy of VentureNorth)

VentureNorth to establish innovative business hub in downtown Peterborough

Four local entrepreneurs working with public partners to transform former Promenade Building.

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